Cannabis reverses late-stage Alzheimer's

'A daughter tells the arduous caretaker story of managing her mother's final stages of Alzheimer's by getting her on medical marijuana and off pharmaceuticals. Her mother arrived at her Oregon home in really bad shape with Alzheimer's with a prognosis of six months to live.'

Gary Wenk, Ph.D., professor of neuroscience, immunology and medical genetics at OSU, told TIME, "I've been trying to find a drug that will reduce brain inflammation and restore cognitive function in rats for over 25 years; cannabinoids are the first and only class of drugs that have ever been effective."'


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